The D.C. sniper case – John Allen Muhammad, 41, arrives for a court appearance in Manassas, Virginia, in November 2002. Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo were suspected in a series of shootings in the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland in October 2002 that left 10 people dead and three wounded. Muhammad was put to death by lethal injection in 2009. His accomplice, Malvo, was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.
The D.C. sniper case – Malvo, 17, walks out of Fairfax County, Virginia, Juvenile Court on November 19, 2002.
The D.C. sniper case – A stretch of road where 40-year-old bus driver Conrad Johnson was shot and killed is blocked off in Aspen Hill, Maryland, on October 22, 2002. Johnson was the last victim of the Beltway sniper attacks.
The D.C. sniper case – Police search the grounds near a Sunoco gas station in Manassas, Virginia, where Dean Harold Meyers, 53, was shot and killed on October 10, 2002.
The D.C. sniper case – A tarp was hung at this Texaco gas station in Virginia to keep the sniper from targeting potential victims.
The D.C. sniper case – Police officers stand near the body of Linda Franklin, 47, who was shot outside a Home Depot near Falls Church, Virginia, on October 14, 2002.
The D.C. sniper case – Two FBI agents stand in front of a Ponderosa restaurant in Ashland, Virginia, where Jeffrey Hopper was shot on October 19, 2002. The 37-year-old was shot in the stomach while walking with his wife in the parking lot. He survived.
The D.C. sniper case – Witness Patricia Bradshaw points to her location on a photo taken at a shooting scene in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, as she testifies against John Allen Muhammad at the Virginia Beach Circuit Court in October 2003. The venues of the two men's trials had been moved, at the request of their attorneys, to locations more than 100 miles from the nearest shooting.
The D.C. sniper case – The sniper used .223-caliber bullets in the shootings.
The D.C. sniper case – During court proceedings in November 2003, Timothy Curtis points out features on a Bushmaster rifle said to have been used by Muhammad.
The D.C. sniper case – Malvo had lived with Muhammad in this duplex in Tacoma, Washington, prior to the shooting. He also went by the alias of John Lee Malvo.
The D.C. sniper case – Muhammad's defense attorney Peter Greenspun updates the media outside the Prince William County Circuit Court, where Judge LeRoy F. Millette Jr. held a hearing on November 13, 2002.
The D.C. sniper case – Muhammad talks with attorneys Peter Greenspun, left, and Jonathan Shapiro, right, during his trial in Virginia Beach on October 21, 2003.
The D.C. sniper case – Muhammad and Malvo were captured in this car at a rest stop near Myersville, Maryland, on October 24, 2002.
The D.C. sniper case – During the trial of Muhammad in November 2003, FBI visual information specialist Wynn Gregory Warren points to a hole cut in the trunk of a Chevrolet Caprice. The suspects had used the vehicle as a rolling sniper's nest, prosecutors said.
The D.C. sniper case – A motorcade of buses bearing the name of driver Conrad Johnson, the last victim of the three-week shooting rampage, travels on the Beltway to Johnson's funeral in Washington on October 26, 2002.